Jun 17, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 17, 2010

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United Auto Workers reach out beyond Detroit

Jun 17, 2010
The United Auto Workers union is holding its annual meeting this week in Detroit, and members are discussing ways they can grow. Alisa Roth reports.

Swiss government to release UBS names to IRS

Jun 17, 2010
The Swiss government today agreed to hand over the names of more than 4,450 Americans suspected of tax evasion. Stephen Beard reports.

Russia moves off U.S. dollars, euros to stockpile loonies

Jun 17, 2010
Bypassing the U.S. dollar and euro, Russia says it will start stockpiling the Canadian dollar in its foreign currency reserves.

Rentable kitchens make LA food businesses a reality

Jun 17, 2010
Many who dream of becoming chefs in Los Angeles dread the thought of kitchen costs. But one business is making an affordable kitchen space a possibility.

Banks pull the plug on free checking

Jun 17, 2010
After more than a decade of luring us in with free checking accounts, Bank of America and other banks are planning to pull back from the service.

What will more face time in Congress do for Hayward?

Jun 17, 2010
BP CEO Tony Hayward has already given his explanations and apologies to the government. Will the extra face time in Congress do any good?

COMMENTARY: Should BP's compensation extend to global business?

Jun 17, 2010
Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell wonders: If the fishing industry workers of the Gulf Coast deserve to be compensated for the BP spill, what about the other victims of global business?

FCC to vote on regulating broadband

Jun 17, 2010
The Federal Communication Commission is likely to vote today to go ahead and seek public comment on three different plans to regulate broadband. Steve Chiotakis learns more about net neutrality from analyst Rob Enderle.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC